eleemosynary

[el-uh-mos-uh-ner-ee, -moz-, el-ee-uh-]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to alms, charity, or charitable donations; charitable.
2.
derived from or provided by charity.
3.
dependent on or supported by charity: an eleemosynary educational institution.

Origin:
1610–20; < Medieval Latin eleēmosynārius, equivalent to Late Latin eleēmosyn(a) (see alms) + Latin -ārius -ary

noneleemosynary, adjective
uneleemosynary, adjective

eleemosynary, elementary (see synonym study at elementary).
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eleemosynary (ˌɛlɪiːˈmɒsɪnərɪ)
 
adj
1.  of, concerned with, or dependent on charity
2.  given as an act of charity
 
[C17: from Church Latin eleēmosynaalms]

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Main Entry:  eleemosynary1
Part of Speech:  adj
Definition:  charitable; generous to the poor
Etymology:  Latin eleemosyna 'alms'
Main Entry:  eleemosynary2
Part of Speech:  adj
Definition:  dependent on charity
Etymology:  Latin eleemosyna 'alms'
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Word Origin & History

eleemosynary
1620, from M.L. eleemosynarius "pertaining to alms," from L.L. eleemosyna "alms," from Gk. eleemosyne "pity" (see alms).
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Example sentences
Your question appears to arise out of some implied eleemosynary desire to lower the burdens of the government.
There are less eleemosynary reasons to chance a private loan.
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